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Google releases Text-to-Speech into the Play Store

0. phoneArena posted on 06 Nov 2013, 15:50

Google has a long history of decoupling apps from its version of Android. Sometimes, this is done to offer the pure Google option for users who have heavily skinned software on their devices; but, the majority of the time it is done simply as a way to allow Google to push out updates faster than if the app were connected to the Android system...

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posted on 06 Nov 2013, 16:11

1. cripton805 (Posts: 1484; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)

They should do this with all the apps. Its annoying to have both a Samsung app and Google app that do the same thing for example without the ability to delete either one.

posted on 06 Nov 2013, 16:44

2. rabidhunter (Posts: 90; Member since: 05 Jul 2013)

I'm glad to see that more and more, they are seperating these apps. It makes for a better expereience all around which has really increased the ability to update devices.

posted on 06 Nov 2013, 20:41

3. Edmund (Posts: 656; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

Or you could just buy something elsehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wG1b0yBJHLM

posted on 06 Nov 2013, 20:54

4. blazee (Posts: 414; Member since: 02 Jan 2012)

You posted the same video on another comment. Shut up no1 cares

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 03:12

5. techguyone (Posts: 207; Member since: 18 May 2013)

Maybe it's the start of the process in preparation to lock everything down and stop rooting?

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 10:08

6. aahmed215 (Posts: 168; Member since: 18 Jun 2012)

I tried downloading this, but it doesn't seem to be compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S4.

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 11:47

7. NickM (Posts: 1; Member since: 07 Nov 2013)

Thanks - I could install it without problems.
Tip for SMS To Speech:
h t t p s : / / play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sms.to.speec​h

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